Author Archives: Emergency Management Duty Officer

Public Safety Academy This Fall

Ever wonder who keeps county residents safe, and how? If you have, the GCSO Public Safety Academy is a great way to answer your question. For ten weeks, one night a week, you can learn from the best in law … Continue reading

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Clarkston Fire Contained

Media Release:  170815-01 Contact:  Patrick Lonergan, (406) 582-2395 Clarkston Fire Contained Clarkston, MT – The Clarkston Fire located North of the Clarkston is now contained.  Approximately 55 firefighters spent Tuesday mopping up hot spots and patrolling the fire.  As of … Continue reading

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Fire in Clarkston

A fast-moving fire south of Miller Canyon is moving north. Residents should consider evacuating the threatened area or be prepared to evacuate if conditions dictate or change.

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Gallatin River Rafting Rescue

On June 25th around 6PM Gallatin County Search and Rescue was dispatched to an area of the Gallatin River between Gateway and Axtel Bridge Fishing Access Site. A man called dispatch to report that he saw a boy, around five … Continue reading

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Missing Man Found

The search for a 68-year-old male from Burbank, California thought to be missing from the campsite on the Madison Arm of Hebgen Lake has concluded. His body was located underwater approximately 300 feet from the shore of Hebgen Lake near … Continue reading

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Madison River Rescue

On June 23rd, 2017 at 0402 hours, deputies responded to a single-vehicle crash witnessed by a semi-truck driver who was traveling east on Interstate 90.  The driver witnessed a car traveling westbound cross through the median and eastbound lanes of … Continue reading

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Man Missing on Hebgen Lake

A search is ongoing for a 68-year-old male from Burbank, California, who is thought to be missing from the campsite on the Madison Arm of Hebgen Lake, approximately 3 miles north of West Yellowstone. On June 22, 2017 at approximately … Continue reading

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Summer is Here

June 19 saw the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Team called out for two rescues, both of which ended happily. Shortly after 4 pm, Dispatch received a call from a mountain biker on the “M” Trail. He reported that … Continue reading

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YELLOWSTONE VOLCANO OBSERVATORY INFORMATION STATEMENT

U.S. Geological Survey Thursday, June 15, 2017, 9:03 PM MDT (Friday, June 16, 2017, 03:03 UTC) YELLOWSTONE VOLCANO (VNUM #325010) 44°25’48” N 110°40’12” W, Summit Elevation 9203 ft (2805 m) Current Volcano Alert Level: NORMAL Current Aviation Color Code: GREEN … Continue reading

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Cancelled – Western Gallatin County to See High Rivers Friday

The National Weather Service has revised their forecast for the Jefferson River as of 10:00 am on Tuesday June 13th.  The new forecast shows a forecast of 7.6 feet on Friday for the Jefferson River in the Willow Creek and … Continue reading

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